Artist

Jane Wright

Jane Wright was born in Montreal, Quebec and lives in northern Ontario. She has worked in both technical and production positions in community cable television and at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. She retired after eighteen years as Professor, Media Arts Department, Sheridan College, Oakville, ON. Jane holds a B.A. in Political Science and Psychology from McGill University, a Diploma in the Social Sciences from the University of Stockholm, and an M.A. from the School of Communication, Simon Fraser University. Jane is a Quaker and served for ten years with Christian Peacemaker Teams on violence reduction projects in Burnt Church, NB; Baghdad, Iraq; Kenora, ON; Uganda, and most recently in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo. Jane is a mother of two daughters and grandmother of four.

Videography

Imaginary Landscapes

1991, 22:00 minutes, colour/B&W, English

Beach, Dog, Car, You, Happy, Sex

1984, 30:00 minutes, colour, silent

This Is What (Sculpture for theatre by Noel Harding)

1984, 26:00 minutes, colour, English

Our Choice, A Tape About Teenage Mothers

1983, 37:00 minutes, colour, English

Mississippi Tapes, The - Episodes 1 to 6

1983, 180:00 minutes, colour, English

Lake Huron Birds (take 3)

1982, 10:00 minutes, colour, English

Maneuvres

1980, 24:00 minutes, B&W, English

Street: Winter

1978, 24:00 minutes, B&W, English

Westinghouses (Arts Seen Theme)

1976, 04:00 minutes, colour, English

Electronic Sunsets 25

1974, 04:00 minutes, colour, English

Electronic Sunsets 21

1974, 08:00 minutes, colour, English

Critical Writing

Hot Art In A Cool Medium
by Brian D. Johnson and Mark Budgen. Maclean's, Mar. 3, 1986.
Video In Canada: In Search of Authority
by Renee Baert. From Sea to Shining Sea, 1986. Toronto: The Power Plant, 1986.
Collision In The Capital: Politics and Art Hit head-On in Video...
by Geoff Pevere. Fuse, Summer 1985, v. 9, no. 1 & 2.
Consolidation and Resistance:: Video in Toronto, An Overview
by Elke Town. Canadian Video Art, 1985. S.N, 1985.
British/Canadian Video Exchange '84
by Renee Baert. Parachute, Fall 1984, v. 36.
Mythologies and Militarism: "Just Some Women Trying to Change History"
by Lisa Steele. Fuse, Fall 1984, v. 8, no. 3.
Introduction
by Jane Wright. British/Canadian Video Exchange '84, 1984. Toronto: A Space, 1984.
Video In/ Video Out
by unknown. Canadian Images, 1984.
(untitled)
British/Canadian Video Exchange '84, 1984. London: Canada House Cultural Centre, 1984.
Community-Based Feminist Video Production in Toronto
by Marusia Bociurkin. Video Guide, Oct. 1984, v. 6, no. 5.
A Space chooses evolution over revolution: New shows a return to...
by John Bentley Mays. The Globe and Mail, Nov. 26, 1983.
Videoscape
by Marty Dunn et al. Toronto Ontario: Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), 1974.